Emmell, Edgar - Obituaries | Timiskaming Funeral Cooperative

Emmell, Edgar


1944 - 2023

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Edgar at the Englehart & District Hospital in his 79th year.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years Brenda (nee O’Donnell), his children Michael Emmell (Kelly), David Emmell (Chantal), His brother Raymond Emmell (Sylvia), His Grandchildren Joey Emmell (Julie), Katy Emmell (Brady), Vicky Emmell (Connor), Pheby Emmell (James), Emma Adair, Tyson Adair. His Great Grandchildren Finn and Lila Stevenson.

Predeceased by his sister Micheline Charbonneau (Leo), Rene Emmell (Pierrette), Robert Emmell (Joyce surviving).His parents Edgar Emmell Sr. and Laurette Emmell (nee Girard).

He was proud to be part of the family history at Ontario Northland Railway. He loved camping, hunting, 4-wheeling and spending time outdoors. He was a lifelong Montreal Canadiens Fan and enjoyed his yearly trips to Montreal to watch his team play.

Our memories with him we will hold dear in our hearts.

Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation and Diabetes Canada

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Brenda emmell

I was saddened to hear about the passing of Edgar
Please accept my sincere condolences to you and the family
R.I.p. Edgar

Dennis Johanson , October 3, 2023

Brenda, Michael, Dave and families

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Edgar. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Brian and Ida, October 3, 2023

Brenda, Michael, Dave and families

Sending my deepest condolences to you all during this difficult time. ️May you find strength and comfort in the memories that you have of Edgar that will live on in your hearts forever️ You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Kelly , October 4, 2023

Brenda and family

Please accept my deepest condolences. I knew Edgar when we both worked for Ontario Northland, and enjoyed our conversations, especially at the Temagami train station. May he rest in peace.

Susan Peverley, October 4, 2023

Brenda and family

Sincere condolences. May he RIP.

Bill and Dianne Edge

Dianne Edge , October 4, 2023

The families of Edgar Emmell

We are so sorry for your loss, he will always be remembered and never forgotten by you all. RIP Edgar

Orland and Lois Kelly, October 4, 2023

The Emmell Family

Carol and I send sincerest condolences to the family

Roy Wilde, October 4, 2023

Brenda and the Emmell Family

So sorry to hear of your loss. Our sincere sympathies to all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May he rest in peace

Réal and Nicole McCrea , October 4, 2023

Brenda, Mike, Dave & families

Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. Wanted you to know that you are in our thoughts & prayers. Take care.

Pam & Tom, October 5, 2023

Brenda and family.

So sorry to hear of Edgar’s passing . Our sincere condolences to you all and Emmell family . Thoughts and prayers for you all and friends also. May he rest in peace . Love you Brenda . Sorry we cannot be with you during this difficult time. From Alice and Armand Major ,TImmins On. Xoxo …

Alice et Armand Major , October 5, 2023

Brenda—Michael—David and extended family

Dave and I were shocked to learn of Edgar’s passing — as I’m sure you all were..
We offer our sincere condolences

Dave and Betty Oehring , October 7, 2023


Dear Brenda and family. I am so sorry to hear of Edgar's passing. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. Patricia and Jim Bodick

Patricia Bodick, October 9, 2023

Brenda,David,Micheal and families

My sincere condolences on Edgar's passing. I worked with Edgar at Ontario Northland and it was an honour and privilege to work with him. My favourite of his saying was “have faith and just wait, the snow will melt”. He will be missed. R.I.P old friend.

Thomas Smith, October 13, 2023